The table below looks at the statistics for FTP skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 209 169 200
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +31
Permanent jobs citing FTP 5 30 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.095% 0.61% 0.098%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.63% 4.00% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5 27 4
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £32,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +22.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £42,375
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
FTP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
789 750 860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.01% 15.31% 16.90%
Number of salaries quoted 667 644 729
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing FTP across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

FTP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

FTP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FTP across the West Midlands region.

FTP Salary Trend in the West Midlands

FTP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FTP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

FTP Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

FTP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire -9 3 £50,000 -4.76%
Worcestershire +1 1 £29,000 -44.76%
Birmingham -2 1 £32,500 -20.24%
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing FTP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited FTP.

1 10 (43.48%) Windows
1 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
1 10 (43.48%) Firewall
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (34.78%) OSPF
2 8 (34.78%) BGP
2 8 (34.78%) EIGRP
2 8 (34.78%) WAN
3 7 (30.43%) Change Management
4 6 (26.09%) Network Security
4 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
5 5 (21.74%) VPN
5 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 5 (21.74%) .NET
5 5 (21.74%) ITIL
6 4 (17.39%) UNIX
6 4 (17.39%) VBA
6 4 (17.39%) XML
6 4 (17.39%) MS Office
6 4 (17.39%) VB
6 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
6 4 (17.39%) C#
6 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 4 (17.39%) DHCP
6 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
6 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
6 4 (17.39%) LAN
6 4 (17.39%) RIP
6 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing FTP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited FTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
1 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
1 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (17.39%) Lync
1 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (8.70%) WordPress
3 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Mimecast
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) Firewall
2 8 (34.78%) OSPF
2 8 (34.78%) BGP
2 8 (34.78%) EIGRP
2 8 (34.78%) WAN
3 6 (26.09%) Network Security
4 5 (21.74%) VPN
5 4 (17.39%) DNS
5 4 (17.39%) RIP
5 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
5 4 (17.39%) DHCP
5 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
5 4 (17.39%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (17.39%) SSH
5 4 (17.39%) TACACS
5 4 (17.39%) NetScreen
5 4 (17.39%) LAN
6 2 (8.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) MS Access
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Network Engineer
1 8 (34.78%) Senior Network Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Support Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Applications Support
3 5 (21.74%) Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Team Leader
5 3 (13.04%) Design Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Applications Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Applications Support Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Team Leader
5 3 (13.04%) Network Support
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Support Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Network Design Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Network Support
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Design Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) EDI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) XML
3 3 (13.04%) COM
4 2 (8.70%) Web Services
4 2 (8.70%) HTML
4 2 (8.70%) Swing
4 2 (8.70%) EDI
4 2 (8.70%) EDIFACT
4 2 (8.70%) HTML5
4 2 (8.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) FMCG
1 2 (8.70%) TRADACOMS
2 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (17.39%) UNIX
4 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Change Management
2 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
3 5 (21.74%) ITIL
4 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (17.39%) Database Theory
4 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (13.04%) Line Management
5 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
5 3 (13.04%) Network Design
6 2 (8.70%) BPMN
6 2 (8.70%) Metadata Management
6 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
6 2 (8.70%) BPEL
6 2 (8.70%) Workflow
7 1 (4.35%) ERP
7 1 (4.35%) B2B
7 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) C#
2 4 (17.39%) VB
2 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
2 4 (17.39%) VBA
3 3 (13.04%) ActionScript
3 3 (13.04%) ActionScript 2.0
4 2 (8.70%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) CCNP
1 4 (17.39%) CCNA
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (13.04%) MCSE
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
2 4 (17.39%) XenApp
2 4 (17.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) NetBackup
1 4 (17.39%) Backup Exec
1 4 (17.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 4 (17.39%) SCDPM
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) Cacti
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) HP
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco
2 4 (17.39%) Symantec
2 4 (17.39%) VMware
2 4 (17.39%) Fortinet
3 3 (13.04%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (8.70%) SEEBURGER
4 2 (8.70%) SAP
5 1 (4.35%) Juniper
5 1 (4.35%) Splunk